Nov 28, 2019 2:00 PM

14-year-old Missouri boy dies after ATV overturns

Posted Nov 28, 2019 2:00 PM

DUNKLIN COUNTY — One person died in an accident just before 5p.m. Wednesday in Dunklin County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 14-year-old boy from Kennett was driving a 2015 Polaris Ranger side by side northbound on County Road 403 two miles west of Kennett.

The driver overcorrected. The vehicle traveled off the road, overturned and ejected the driver.

He was pronounced dead at the scene and transported to the Dunklin County morgue. He was not wearing a helmet, according to the MSHP. Authorities have not released the boy’s name.